Examples of fervent in a Sentence
a fervent speech that called for tolerance and compassion for those who are different
in the thick, fervent air of a tropical afternoon, a languor set in
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Robbins gave a witty, winking performance, first as the sly Cervantes, and then, kitted in tin breast plate and peaked helmet, as the fervent Quixote.
The law also has drawn fervent opposition from a number of Latino leaders, lawmakers, organizations and residents.
When an offshore wind farm was proposed near one of his golf courses in Scotland, Trump developed a fervent (and often clumsy) opposition to wind energy.
In effect, Mr. Trump is doubling down on presiding as a minority president, betting that when the time comes, his fervent supporters will matter more, especially clustered in key Midwest states.
Modern-day psychiatry may be able to offer diagnostic tools, but psychoanalysis may offer the best arsenal for fathoming not only the personality of the 45th president, but more importantly, the webs of fantasy that bind him to his fervent base.
Another fervent supporter of the renewal was comedian Jon Stewart.
The most fervent global-warming deniers use similar rhetoric. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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Origin and Etymology of fervent
Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin fervent-, fervens, present participle of fervēre to boil, froth — more at barm
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of fervent
FERVENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fervent for English Language Learners
: felt very strongly : having or showing very strong feelings
FERVENT Defined for Kids
Definition of fervent for Students
: felt very strongly fervent gratitude
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